Our Guides

Rachel Burke

Rachel (Rach) Stewart

Rach is the “Spark Plug” of our operation. She oversees our hunting operation, the marketing, and two kids but her heart is in the chase. Rachel is an accomplished international hunter and is passionate about guiding. When you hunt with Rachel it’s more than an adventure it is a true quest. Hold on to your hat!

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Guide Jake


Jake has been with us for 8 years. A keen young man who lives to hunt and hunts to live. Jake has spent more time hunting than most people twice his age. Jake will make your hunt of a lifetime come true, hold on lets go get it done.

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Guide Stefan

Stefan Hope

Stefan’s passion for hunting started at a young age, trapping possum, chasing wild boar and stalking red stags.
Stefan grew up in the North Island on the Kapiti Coast. Stefan’s passion for hunting started to go international when he completed the Ulitmate O.E which is a guides training course that gets young guys and ladies into work in the hunting industry in the US and Canada.

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Alan Snow Stewart

Alan “Snow” Stewart

Alan (Snow) Stewart, Rachel’s father, has hunted all over the world. He is one of the first New Zealanders to complete a North American Gland Slam.

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Joakim Yogi Rausch

Joakim “Yogi” Rausch

Yogi is our European Marketing Manager. He also is an experienced guide and divides his seasonal guiding in different countries. Yogi brings an international perspective to your Leithen Valley adventure.

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